August 17, 2020

I do a lot of speaking and training on networking and relationship-building for civil engineering professionals. One of the points I teach on is allowing the other person you are conversing with to...
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August 3, 2020

Franklin Sherkow, P.E., ENV SP, is an ASCE Fellow and Life Member, and former president of ASCE’s Oregon Section. He was on the civil engineering faculty at Oregon State University for six years...
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April 18, 2020

Every day in April, ASCE Plot Points is calling a different civil engineer from around the world to find out how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting their life, their community, their work and the...
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February 12, 2020

As a doctoral student at the University of California, Irvine, Alexandre Martinez was surrounded by data. Climate data from the past. Climate data for future projections. But one word kept haunting...
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February 12, 2020

It’s not every day you find a civil engineer whose lifelong passion is writing. Then again, Anali Martinez Gonzalez is not your everyday civil engineer. Martinez Gonzalez started “The Nueva...
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January 20, 2020

Because I spend most of my days coaching and training civil engineers, I attend a lot of conferences and interview a lot of people for The Civil Engineering Podcast. In nine out of 10 episodes, when...
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January 29, 2019

Effective communication is more essential to civil engineering than ever. The great irony, one you've likely recognized, is that as technology and social media make communicating with other...
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May 31, 2018

I get this question often from civil engineers who understand that in order to progress in their careers, they’ll need to take on more client communication, but are not sure how to prepare for...
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